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2022 Joint Convention, the Hokkaido Chapters of the Institutes of Electrical and Information Engineers

Mr. Kato, Mr. Mumaki, and Mr. Kunii presented their papers at the 2022 Joint Convention, the Hokkaido Chapters of the Institutes of Electrical and Information Engineers, which was held online on Nov 5th-6th.

  • Reona Kumaki, Hiroshi Tsutsui, Takeo Ohgane, “Application of Deep Learning to Logic Functions as a Preliminary Trial of Polar Code Decoder Based on Machine Learning,” Joint Conference of Electrical, Electronics and Information Engineers in Hokkaido, pp. 175-176, Nov. 2022 (in Japanese).
  • Kyotaro Kunii, Hiroshi Tsutsui, Takeo Ohgane, “An Evaluation of the Effects of a Time-varying Environment on the LoRa Modulation-based Communication Performance,” Joint Conference of Electrical, Electronics and Information Engineers in Hokkaido, p. 179, Nov. 2022 (in Japanese).
  • Shingo Kato, Hiroshi Tsutsui, Takeo Ohgane, “A Feasibility Study on Implementing Phrase Speech Recognition Systems Based on a CNN-LSTM Model Using a Single-board AI Computer,” Joint Conference of Electrical, Electronics and Information Engineers in Hokkaido, p. 217, Nov. 2022 (in Japanese).

A student networking event was held during this convention. This networking event was organized by IEEE Hokkaido University Student Branch, IEEE Muroran Institute of Technology Student Branch, and IEICE Muroran Institute of Technology Student Branch. Students from some universities in Hokkaido made their presentations. Mr. Kunii served as the MC and made a presentation as the representative of the IEEE Hokkaido university student branch.

Young Researcher Excellent Paper Presentation Award, Award Ceremony

An award ceremony for the Young Researcher Excellent Paper Presentation Award was conducted with the year-end and welcome party. The award certificate and 10,000 yen in cash as a supplementary prize were presented to Mr. Yasugi.

Young Researcher Excellent Paper Presentation Award was given to Mr. Yasugi from the 2021 Joint Convention, the Hokkaido Chapters of the Institutes of Electrical and Information Engineers

Mr. Yasugi was awarded the Young Researcher Excellent Paper Presentation Award for his presentation at 2021 Joint Convention, the Hokkaido Chapters of the Institutes of Electrical and Information Engineers, which was held online on Nov 6th-7th.

2021 Joint Convention, the Hokkaido Chapters of the Institutes of Electrical and Information Engineers

Mr. Yasugi presented his paper at 2021 Joint Convention, the Hokkaido Chapters of the Institutes of Electrical and Information Engineers, which was held online on Nov 6th-7th. In this paper, we presented an energy consumption evaluation of LoRa using USRP devices.

  • Takuya Yasugi, Hiroshi Tsutsui, Takeo Ohgane, “An Evaluation of Energy Consumption Under Different Spreading Factors for LoRa Modulation,” Joint Conference of Electrical, Electronics and Information Engineers in Hokkaido, pp. 151-152, Nov. 2021 (in Japanese).

A student networking event was held during this convention. Students of each university made presentations about their university, research activity, and student activity. Mr. Yasugi, who is the chair of IEEE student branch at Hokkaido university introduced the activity of the student branch.

2021 International Workshop on Smart Info-Media Systems in Asia (SISA 2021)

Suzuki (M2) and Kato (M1) made presentations on the research results at SISA 2021, held on 9/20-22. SISA 2021 was held online due to the COVID-19 situation, and Associate Professor Tsutsui served as the general chair. SISA 2022 will be held on 9/15-16 in Bangkok, the capital of Thailand.

  • Jimpu Suzuki, Hiroshi Tsutsui, Takeo Ohgane, “An Evaluation of 5G LDPC Decoder Using Min-Sum Irregular LDPC Decoder Design Framework Considering Its QC-LDPC Structure,” Proceedings of International Workshop on Smart Info-Media Systems in Asia (SISA), pp. 71-76, Sep. 2021.
  • Shingo Kato, Hiroshi Tsutsui, “A Feasibility Study on CNN-LSTM Based Phrase Speech Recognition Compared with LSTM and HMM,” Proceedings of International Workshop on Smart Info-Media Systems in Asia (SISA), pp. 154-157, Sep. 2021.

2020 IEICE General Conference

Two M1 students were ready to make presentations at the IEICE General Conference scheduled to be held at Hiroshima University as follows. However, the IEICE General Conference has been canceled due to COVID-19. Proceedings of the 2020 IEICE General Conference was issued on March 3.

  • Tomotaka Kawabata, Hiroshi Tsutsui, Yoshikazu Miyanaga, “High-Throughput Scalable Radix-4 FFT Processor Design and Its Area Evaluation,” IEICE General Conference, p. 124, A-15-2, Mar. 2020 (in Japanese).
  • Takuto Fukusaki, Hiroshi Tsutsui, Yoshikazu Miyanaga, “An Experimental Evaluation of Parking Detection Using Web Cameras in a Parking Area,” IEICE General Conference, p. 139, A-15-17, Mar. 2020 (in Japanese).

2019 International Symposium on Multimedia and Communication Technology (ISMAC 2019)

Students of our laboratory presented their research achievements at 2019 International Symposium on Multimedia and Communication Technology (ISMAC 2017) held in Quezon City, Philippines, from 19 to 21 Aug. Also, Prof. Miyanaga made a presentation as a proxy of Ms. Hay Mar Soe Naing, who was a JICA trainee in our laboratory. Next year’s ISMAC (ISMAC 2020) will be held in Ayutthaya from August 5th to 8th, 2020, which will be 3rd ISMAC in Ayutthaya.

  • Riku Takanashi, Tatsuya Nakagoshi, Noboru Hayasaka, Yoshikazu Miyanaga, Hiroshi Tsutsui, “Voice Activity Detection Using Running Spectrum Analysis for Noise Robust Speech Recognition,” Proceedings of International Symposium on Multimedia and Communication Technology (ISMAC), Aug. 2019.
  • Jiayue Tang, Yu Tian, Hiroshi Tsutsui, Yoshikazu Miyanaga, “Robust Isolated Speech Recognition for Keyword Detection System Using Hidden Markov Model,” Proceedings of International Symposium on Multimedia and Communication Technology (ISMAC), Aug. 2019.
  • Yu Tian, Jiayue Tang, Hiroshi Tsutsui, Yoshikazu Miyanaga, “Improvement on Children Speech Recognition under Low Signal-to-Noise Ratio Environment,” Proceedings of International Symposium on Multimedia and Communication Technology (ISMAC), Aug. 2019.
  • Hay Mar Soe Naing, Yoshikazu Miyanaga, Risanuri Hidayat, Bondhan Winduratna, “Filterbank Analysis of MFCC Feature Extraction in Robust Children Speech Recognition,” Proceedings of International Symposium on Multimedia and Communication Technology (ISMAC), Aug. 2019.
  • Sovann Chen, Supavadee Aramvith, Yoshikazu Miyanaga, “Encoder Control Enhancement in HEVC Based on R-Lambda Coefficient Distribution,” Proceedings of International Symposium on Multimedia and Communication Technology (ISMAC), Aug. 2019.

2018 International Symposium on Multimedia and Communication Technology (ISMAC 2018)

In the last year’s ISMAC 2018, Assoc. Prof. Matteo Convertino made the following keynote speech.

  • Matteo Convertino, “Optimal Information Networks: from Data Analysis to Design of Complex Systems,” Proceedings of International Symposium on Multimedia and Communication Technology (ISMAC), Aug. 2018.
    Students made the following presentations.

  • Yu Tian, Jiayue Tang, Xiaonan Jiang, Hiroshi Tsutsui, Yoshikazu Miyanaga, “Robust Children Isolated Speech Recognition System Using RSA and RSF,” Proceedings of International Symposium on Multimedia and Communication Technology (ISMAC), pp. 113-116, Aug. 2018.
  • Jiayue Tang, Yu Tian, Xiaonan Jiang, Hiroshi Tsutsui, Yoshikazu Miyanaga, “Keyword Detection Using F0-VAD in Robust Isolated Phase Recognition System,” Proceedings of International Symposium on Multimedia and Communication Technology (ISMAC), pp. 121-124, Aug. 2018.
  • Yunako Katagishi, So Tsuyuguchi, Hiroshi Tsutsui, Yoshikazu Miyanaga, “An Evaluation of Entropy Coding Approaches in Block-Based Adaptive Lossless Image Coding Method for Embedded Systems,” Proceedings of International Symposium on Multimedia and Communication Technology (ISMAC), Aug. 2018.

Also, Prof. Negin Shariati (UTS) who were visiting Hokkaido University made a presentation named “Highly Sensitive Rectifiers for Ambient RF Energy Harvesting.”

2017 Joint Convention, the Hokkaido Chapters of the Institutes of Electrical and Information Engineers

Mr. Watanabe presented his paper at 2017 Joint Convention, the Hokkaido Chapters of the Institutes of Electrical and Information Engineers, which was held at Future University Hakodate on Oct 28th-28th. In this paper, we presented an implementation approach to avoid memory conflicts of parallel processing to realize high throughput LDPC decoding.

  • Taishi Watanabe, Takahiro Ikeshita, Hiroshi Tsutsui, Takashi Imagawa, Yoshikazu Miyanaga, “A Design of High-Throughput LDPC Min-Sum Decoder Using Parallelization,” Joint Conference of Electrical, Electronics and Information Engineers in Hokkaido, pp. 102-103, Oct. 2017 (in Japanese).

A student exchange meeting was held during this convention. Students of each university made presentations about their university, research activity, and student activity. Mr. Watanabe who is the member of IEEE student branch at Hokkaido university introduced the activity of the student branch.

IEICE Hokkaido Section Special Workshop, Trend of Communication Technology and Future Prospect

On Oct 20, IEICE Chugoku Section Special Workshop was held at Muroran Institute of Technology. The workshop topic is Trend of Communication Technology and Future Prospect, where Associate Professor Tsutsui gave a lecture.